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How to make natural arbours and tunnels
Design

In the last of the Gardens Illustrated series on garden structures, we show you how to make arbours and tunnels using natural materials. 

March plants
Plants

Bid farewell to winter and give your garden an early boost of colour with this selection of spring plants, chosen by Head Gardener Mat Reese. Photography by Jason Ingram. 

March 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated
Gardens

Take a look inside the March 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated. This month we celebrate spring with the daffodil garden at Felley Priory and show you how to design elegant container displays to welcome the new season. 

Reader Event: Plot to plate in the kitchen garden at Great Dixter
Gardens

Join Aaron Bertelsen, Great Dixter’s gardener-cook to discover the secrets of a successful plot that provides ample ingredients for the kitchen. Monday 5 June 2017. 

Sunken gardens
Design

A sunken garden can provide privacy and a new perspective for planting. Here designer James Alexander-Sinclair lists five key design elements to consider when planning to build your own sunken garden. 

Beetroot recipes for 10 a day
Plants

Beat the winter blues by adding a colourful and seasonal twist to salads with beetroot. 

Making natural willow structures
Design

It's time to start thinking about support and protection for new season's growth - here we give you ideas for garden structures made using natural materials, which you can make yourself. 

Marmalade recipes

In the February issue of Gardens Illustrated, we featured the Dalemain Marmalade Festival in Cumbria and here you can find three delicious recipes for fool-proof marmalade. 

Weather-watching in the garden
Design

Nine of the best barometers, thermometers and weathervanes to help you keep an eye on the weather. 

Early flowering camellias
Plants

All camellias provide a vivid splash of colour when little else is in flower. Here is a gallery of Noël Kingsbury's favourite early blooms. Photos by Annaïck Guitteny.

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